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  • Tim Elliot deserves another UFC contract

    Which fighters from 'TUF 24' deserve a UFC contract?

    "TUF 24" is different from other seasons of the UFC's long-running "Ultimate Fighter" reality show because it features flyweight champions from across the globe. Whoever wins this season will get an immediate title shot against UFC 125-pound kingpin "Mighty Mouse" Demetrious Johnson. Here's the...
  • Conor McGregor is set to fight at UFC 205

    What will Conor McGregor's post-UFC 205 announcement be?

    Irish superstar Conor "Notorious" McGregor (20-3) teased that he'll be making a huge announcement following his UFC 205 title fight with Eddie Alvarez.  What exactly might that announcement entail? The few people who know the answer are refusing to let the proverbial cat out of the bag. UFC head...
  • Enzo and Big Cass still need a match for WWE Hell in a Cell

    WWE Hell in a Cell 2016 preview: Enzo and Big Cass still need a match

    Some of the biggest names on the WWE roster -- Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Charlotte and Cesaro -- are set to appear at the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view spectacular, Oct. 30 in Boston. Reigns, 31, has been booked to continue his feud with Rusev, putting his United States Championship on the line in...
  • Invicta FC 20 is slated for November in Kansas City

    Invicta FC 20: Amber 'The Bully' Brown moves up to strawweight

    Several of Invicta FC's most familiar names -- Andrea "KGB" Lee, Mizuki Inoue and Chris Stanley -- were unavailable for Invicta FC 20, but matchmakers Julie Kedzie and Kaitlin Young managed to piece together a stacked card featuring two title fights and a handful of potential future superstars. With...
  • UFC 205 is set to hit Madison Square Garden

    UFC 205: Murphy gives bold prediction for Carmouche vs. Chookagian fight

    The feud between Lauren Murphy and Katlyn Chookagian rages on. Three months have passed since the ladies collided inside the world-famous Octagon, but it's quite clear there's no love lost between them. Murphy and Chookagian haven't done much to squash their juicy, heated real-life rivalry.  The 3...
  • In his 17th season with Oakland now, kicker Sebastian Janikowski has seen his more-than-fair share of the Chiefs-Raiders rivalry. The two te

    5 memorable moments in the Chiefs-Raiders rivalry

    Since their respective professional inceptions in 1960, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders have been playing each other at least twice a year, and even though the Chiefs started in Dallas as the Texans and the Raiders moved to Los Angeles and back, nothing has changed in this rivalry...
  • The winner of the now-annual Stanford-Notre Dame college football game gets to take home the Legends Trophy. While the Fighting Irish lead t

    5 most memorable games in the Stanford/Notre Dame football rivalry

    There's not as much pure Pac-12 football as usual in Week 7, with No. 5 Washington on a bye week along with California and Oregon as well. But there is still a big rivalry game this weekend that much of the nation will watch: The Stanford Cardinal (3-2) go out to the Midwest to take on the Notre...
  • Dallas Cowboys' rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) has taken the NFL by storm in his first season. But as good as Elliott has been, he

    Ezekiel Elliott is off to a hot start but who is the best player to wear #21 for the Dallas Cowboys?

    No doubt the Dallas Cowboys are an iconic NFL franchise. Famous NFL alumni who played in Big D include Roger Staubach, Tony Dorsett, Randy White, Ed "Too Tall" Jones, Mike Ditka, Michael Irvin, Emmitt Smith and Troy Aikman. But times are changing in Texas, where youngsters Dak Prescott and Ezekiel...
  • This should be the week for Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson to shine for fantasy football owners, as the team has a dicey QB situa

    AFC West fantasy football advice for Week 6

    There are just two games in the AFC West this week, and both are division matchups. This means it will be an in-house affair in terms of choosing your fantasy football players this week in the division. The Denver Broncos travel to take on the San Diego Chargers, while the Kansas City Chiefs fly out...
  • Like real life, not every NFL team can pull of the pink look

    NFL Week 6 power rankings: Pretty (or not) in pink

    It’s pink fashion season in the NFL. Since 2009, the NFL has slathered its players and fields in pink to mark Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. Whether the “Crucial Catch” campaign is an altruistic gesture on the part of the NFL or an empty marketing ploy aimed at placating female football...
  • The Giants may not have kept their #evenyear mojo going in 2016, but the season was hardly a disappointment for ace lefty Madison Bumgarner.

    10 best moments in the 2016 San Francisco Giants baseball season

    With a heartbreaking loss to the Chicago Cubs in Game Four of the National League Division Series on Tuesday night at AT&T Park, the San Francisco Giants and their fans saw the #evenyear magic come to an abrupt end. There will be no World Series parade in the city this October, and that's okay...
  • Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc 'would love' rematch with UFC star Felice Herrig

    Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc 'would love' rematch with UFC star Felice Herrig

    Nicdali "The Night Queen" Rivera-Calanoc (9-9) has unfinished business with plenty of Combate Americas' top atomweights, but there's one 115-pound talent that she's itching to get another crack at -- UFC star Felice "Lil' Bulldog" Herrig. For "The Night Queen," a rematch with Herrig would be an...
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    In photos: Combate Americas brings out the stars at epic New York City presser

    UFC co-founder Campbell McLaren spared no expense to build hype for this weekend's Combate Americas "Empire Rising" event at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in upstate New York, as he trotted out some of the most well-known figures in professional sports to an extravagant press conference on Oct. 1...
  • Kyra Batara wants Combate Americas title fight or 'second shot' in Japan

    Kyra Batara wants Combate Americas title fight or 'second shot' in Japan

    After experiencing all that Rizin Fighting Federation has to offer, surging atomweight star Kyra "Mogwai" Batara (5-4) is hoping for another chance to fight for the world-renowned Japanese promotion.  Batara, 22, thoroughly enjoyed her Rizin debut last month at Saitama Super Arena. Despite falling...
  • Andrew Luck will try and lead the Colts to victory despite his teammates' best efforts.

    Week 6 NFL picks: Somebody has to win the AFC South!

    What’s the best division in the NFL? This is a meaningless question, but it’s still a fun question to consider. You don’t get anything for being in the best division in the league. NFL fans don’t have weird pride for their subdivision like college football fans with their “SEC!” chants and so on...
  • 3 things we learned from UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2

    3 things we learned from UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2

    The dust has settled on UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2, with Michael Bisping defeating his longtime rival Dan Henderson to retain his UFC Middleweight Championship while Henderson officially closed the book on a Hall of Fame career. It was a top-notch main event that led a full slate of action in...
  • NFC North water cooler talk Week 5: Lions shock Eagles and Vikings keep winning

    NFC North water cooler talk Week 5: Lions shock Eagles and Vikings keep winning

    The Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers won again, the Chicago Bears did not and the Detroit Lions upset the previously unbeaten Philadelphia Eagles. The Vikings keep defying the odds and easily winning with the “next man up” philosophy. They placed their fourth starter on offense on injured...
  • The Denver Broncos mascots had little to cheer about on Sunday in the team's home loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Trailing by 17 points in the

    AFC West water cooler talk Week 5: Broncos finally lose a game

    After five weeks of play, the AFC West Division has two teams with 4-1 records, and two other teams that are struggling to find consistency and an identity. The most surprising thing, of course, is that one of the two teams atop the division is the Oakland Raiders, as they are off to their best...
  • The lights were shining brightly on the Beavers for once in Pac-12 play on Saturday night as Oregon State beat Cal in overtime for its first

    Pac-12 football water cooler talk Week 6: Beavers win!

    Yes, the Washington Huskies put up 70 points on the Oregon Ducks to break a 12-game losing streak to their southern rivals, and yes, the Washington State Cougars flattened the Stanford Cardinal in Palo Alto, California, rather convincingly. The demise of the two teams that have owned the Pac-1...
  • Matt Harvey is looking to make a successful return from surgery

    How will New York Mets' flame-throwers bounce back from surgery?

    Three of the New York Mets' best young starting pitchers in 2016 -- Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Steven Matz -- went down with season-ending injuries that required surgery. How they will bounce back from the risky medical procedures is easily the top question and concern facing fans of the blue-and...
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